Monster Hunter XX Spends 5th Week Atop Japanese Charts

Monster Hunter XX Spends 5th Week Atop Japanese Charts - News

by William D'Angelo, posted on 19 April 2017 / 8,504 Views

Monster Hunter XX (3DS) remained at the top of the Japanese charts in its fifth week with sales of 43,941 units, according to Media Create for the week ending April 16. 

It was a slow week with only two new releases in the top 20. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) debuted in 14 with sales of 3,381 units and Rep Kiss (Limited Edition Included) debuted in 18 with sales of 2,918 units. 

The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling platform with sales of 45,673 units. The 3DS sold 23,824 units, the PlayStation 4 sold 21,922 units, and the PlayStation Vita sold 5,592 units. The PlayStation 3 sold 432 units, the Wii U sold 271 units and the Xbox One sold 142 units.

Here is the complete top 20 chart:

  1. [3DS] Monster Hunter XX (Capcom, 03/16/17) – 43,941 (1,366,093)
  2. [NSW] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Limited Edition Included) (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 20,888 (375,291)
  3. [3DS] Mario Sports Superstars (Nintendo, 03/30/17) – 10,698 (61,879)
  4. [NSW] 1-2-Switch (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 10,048 (176,368)
  5. [PS4] NieR: Automata (Square Enix, 02/23/17) – 6,265 (300,959)
  6. [PS4] Ghost Recon: Wildlands (Ubisoft, 03/09/17) – 6,022 (159,430)
  7. [PS4] LEGO Worlds (Warner Bros., 04/06/17) – 5,157 (16,735)
  8. [PS4] Horizon: Zero Dawn (SIE, 03/02/17) – 4,983 (201,643)
  9. [3DS] Pokemon Sun / Pokemon Moon (Nintendo, 11/18/16) – 4,773 (3,241,599)
  10. [Wii U] The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo, 03/03/17) – 4,740 (100,546)
  11. [3DS] Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo, 12/01/16) – 4,325 (1,019,434)
  12. [PS4] Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix (Square Enix, 03/09/17) – 3,556 (102,281)
  13. [NSW] Super Bomberman R (Konami, 03/03/17) – 3,508 (70,124)
  14. [PS4] Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami the Best) (Konami, 04/13/17) – 3,381 (New)
  15. [PS4] Grand Theft Auto V (Low Price Version) (Take-Two, 10/08/15) – 3,328 (321,342)
  16. [PS4] Warriors All-Stars (Koei Tecmo, 03/30/17) – 3,117 (52,062)
  17. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo+ (Nintendo, 11/23/16) – 3,035 (162,184)
  18. [PSV] Rep Kiss (Limited Edition Included) (Entergram, 04/13/17) – 2,918 (New)
  19. [3DS] Yo-kai Watch 3: Sukiyaki (Level-5, 12/15/16) – 2,802 (704,683)
  20. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (SIE, 03/19/15) – 2,678 (1,140,680)

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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1 Comments

Flilix (on 19 April 2017)

Breath of the Wild already surpassed Skyward Sword in Japan.


Mar1217 (on 19 April 2017)

It did ?! Damn good news :)


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Flilix (on 19 April 2017)

I don't know what the official numbers are, but according to VGChartz, Skyward Sword is currently at 0.37 million.


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johnsobas (on 21 April 2017)

that's nice. Usually it wouldn't have any legs but this is the reason to buy a switch right now so i expect the legs to continue at least until people start moving on to Mario Kart 8 or Splatoon.


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